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Nov 13, 2012 10:00pm PST
daley city has emerged from beneath a mountain of mud. it buried a neighborhood after a water main burst on a hillside above. linda yee shows us the mud may be gone but homeowners have serious concerns. >> reporter: they do. that river of mud swept down this hillside narrowly missing some homes. it did take out this car. work crews got the streets cleared by night fall. a wall of mud buried these streets. people were startled awake just before 4:30 when police ordered them out of their homes. somewhere we saw three feet high mud blocking the whole street. >> reporter: an 8-inch pipe connected to a water tank roup change-upped. 45,000-gallons of urticas caped down hill. carving a giant trench. sending a river of mud to streets. >> if the mud went the other way. >> reporter: no homes were damaged but people were helpless as they saw their cars swallowed up. >> please help us. >> reporter: city officials blame a cast iron pipe that was made in the 19 30s. a portion of it can be seen in this picture. >> you can see the pipe sheered off. we know that we've got pipes in the ground that a
Nov 14, 2012 10:00pm PST
biggest cities is facing a serious safety problem. a shortage of police officers. facing lower wages and cut benefits, more officers in san jose are resigning. there are new less than 1,000 officers in that department available for full duty. and only 70% of those are out on the street. cbs 5 reporter kid doe says there is a silver lining. >> reporter: he caught a burglar red-handed in his bedroom. >> surprising. you don't expect somebody in your home that doesn't belong there. >> reporter: he used to be the neighborhood watch vice president and says there have been about 10 break-ins in the past six months. >> we're a very large city with a very small force. when things go wrong, we need officers there to support us and be the law. >> reporter: san jose police have written a special memo to the city. >> the numbers are not good. and they are not going to be good for some time. >> reporter: they went from a high of 1 four 20 officers to 194 today -- 1,094 today. minus detective, the port staff, and administration, you're left with just 583 officers for patrol. >> there is no wiggle r
Nov 8, 2012 10:00pm PST
valejo, redwood city, 46 opinion here's the deal. we started the week with record highs. today in san hoe say, it was 55, and earlier in the week it was 84. that's a big temperature drop. speaking of drop, a bit of rain in the sky. more rain showers moving in overnight. and we have snow in the see rare. 3 to 7 inches of new snowfall by tomorrow morning. we'll talk about where in the bay area we may see some snow as soon as tomorrow. >> another difficult day in the storm-ravaged northeast. besides the cleanup from sandy, residents are dealing with snow and freezing temperatures. mark strasman is spoking about how they're running out of room for the tons of rubble. >> i've never seen this much of our building damaged before. >> reporter: derek munman's waste management service has collected 300 tons of debris since sandy hit. >> it's backed up on the hill and the streets. >> reporter: there are not enough sthaift licensed trucks to haul it all away. some mounds contain potential health hazards. >> there's oil, paint cans, some refrigerators toxic chemicals. >> reporter: and they're sitt
Nov 7, 2012 10:00pm PST
after a caltrain collision. about 6 p.m. redwood city police the woman drove on to the tracks at maple street. she and the kids were able to get out, as a southbound train approached. no one was hurt. >>> the death penalty phase begins in the morning for convicted killer nathan burris. he was found guilty of murdering his ex-girlfriend and the man she was dating three years ago. he admitted killing them and he smiled and giggled throughout the trial. even demanded the proceedings you sped up so he could get back to jail and watch monday night football. >>> and chevron is laying out its plan to reparities fire damaged refinery -- repair it's fire damaged refinery in richmond. right now the refinery is operating at about 60% capacity and it hopes to be fully operational early next year. >>> a new attraction for the bay area power shopper. >> yes, i do. and they like high end items. >> a new outlet mall. >>> holiday travelers, start booking or suffer the consequences. what analysts say is already driving up prices. >>> and honors for a muni driver. how he kept his passengers safe from ram
Nov 10, 2012 10:00pm PST
: sacramento was one of ten cities nationwide to host a packing party. today's event brought together nearly 2,000 people. >> here in america we get a lot of things for christmas and mostly what we get in the stocking is what is going in the shoe box. and i could have -- across the whole world may receive a toothbrush for the first time. >> reporter: often times the children who get the boxes, this is the first time they've ever received a gift of any kind. what's one word you can use to describe what these kids feel when they open the box? >> love. >> well, last year, there were 42,000 shoe boxes collected in sacramento. the goal for today's packing party was 8,000 boxes and they exceeded their goal by 600. boxes will be collected until the end of the year. >>> the earth moves and a place we don't normally expect it. what scientists are saying about the bluegrass quake. >> a new breed of muscle car makers muscling into the spotlight. who's behind a new show piece causing quite a stir. several neighboring states e startled today by a rare earthquake. >>> people in kentucky and several states
Nov 11, 2012 8:30am PST
without power. meanwhile, paramedics across this section of new york city checking on the elderly. they are checking on anyone who might need help. people in the areas they help has been slow in coming. >> this has only been maybe a week and a half of freshwater. for the first five or six days, no one was there. >> new york city officials have reported at least two elderly people have died in buildings without power. >>> it's been two years in the making. dozens helped break ground for a vietnam war memorial in san jose. the monument will be called sons of san jose. it's a 5-acre area of water leak but -- what would a river park. more than 140 residents died or went missing in the vietnam war. a memorial in san jose means people don't have to go to washington dc to pay their respects to the fallen. the project is expected to be complete in about 10 weeks. >>> in honor of veterans day, a special tribute for neil armstrong aboard the uss hornet. the retired aircraft carrier held under the a nearby real opening its exhibit of apollo program artifacts in alameda. following the moon landing,
Nov 15, 2012 10:00pm PST
: nearly 150 people packed into a city council meeting where the neighborhood association showed photos of robberies, loitering and squatters at other 7 elevens trying to convince the council the stores are for crime. >> this is the kind of crime. it's only going to get worse by people who have no regard for the neighborhood. >> reporter: the site wasn't zoned for a 24 hour convenience store. >> there in fact was a very detailed review of the use and what actions the property owner had been taking for over a two- year period. >> reporter: 7 eleven lawyers say if the city changes its mind they'll sue. >> this council is sitting here tonight as a judicial body looking to either terminate a constitutionally vested property interest in which case it better be done right or not done at all. >> there is one small part of the weekend that likely will be rain free. find out what part of the weekend that's going to be. life look outside. forecast next. out the bibs. the first batch of dungeness crab this arket. >>> start melting the butter and get out your by. the first batch of dungeness
Nov 12, 2012 10:00pm PST
city where a 21- year-old man was found stuffed in a garbage can. joshua gonzalez perez was found unconscious in that can in front of a friend's house yesterday on 10th street. he was rushed to the hospital, but he died. police are checking out several tips about what happened. >>> and they are still counting ballots for one of the san francisco supervisor seats. the two candidates in district 7 are separated by the slimmest of margins. late this afternoon, norman yee was leading by only 33 votes. the registrar said that they may not have a final result until the november 4 deadline. >>> people wanting to enjoy a quiet thanksgiving are a little upset with one retail giant. >> target says they will kick off the holiday season, not only black friday, but on thanksgiving thursday. cbs 5 reporter mike sugerman on the backlash. >> we're on the lookout for a pair of burglars. >> reporter: this is a story of holiday freight. santa took care of them at home alone. now this comes just after the dishes are put away on thanksgiving night. >> you know it's in the evening. and they love having
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